The Bedford Union Armory in Crown Heights is a 500,000 square foot site that has been vacant for years. In 2015, private developers won a city contract to overhaul it. Since then, some in the Crown Heights community have fiercely opposed the project, right up until the moment the city council gave it final approval. And their fight still isn’t over. Amara Omeokwe reports.
In the age of the internet, independent radio is easier than ever to produce. But even though the internet reaches much farther than a transmitter, modern independent radio makers are working to keep the community in community radio. Rebecca Scott has more. I’m walking with Sheri Barclay down Punk Alley, just beneath the Myrtle-Broadway […]
Parents, advocates and politicians rallied in downtown Brooklyn to urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to increase state funding for developmental disability organizations.
This morning the city gave an update on all the new developments taking place throughout the borough that aim to induce economic growth.
Among the projects discussed was City Point, a new mall opening in downtown Brooklyn in early 2016. It and other developments have businesses across the borough worried. Alistair Gardiner reports.
A group of international and US students from the DO School in DUMBO have created the “Good to Go” campaign, a cup reusing system to help the environment. Consumers can pick up a cup from one coffee shop and when they’re finished, drop it off at another coffee shop for reusing.